Sons and Brothers to host pregnancy center benefit concert on May 20 – Canon City Daily Record

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The sons and brothers are delighted to announce a special benefit concert for Abundant Life Pregnancy and Family Resource Center on May 20 at 6 p.m. at the Living Stone Calvary Chapel in Canon City.

Abundant Life, formerly known as Canon City Pregnancy Center, was established in 1984 by a small group of people who recognized a need in our community and decided to step in to help meet that need. Today the people of Canon City Pregnancy Center are blessed to continue the
legacy that began 38 years ago. They provide pregnancy tests, ongoing support and materials
items for a baby once born. They offer educational classes for the whole family, with
an incentive to earn money to purchase eligible items for their family
by the pregnancy center. They have trained peer coaches to conduct admissions and provide
ongoing family support, including referrals to other agencies and nonprofits in the area. This
demonstrates community collaboration to their customers, which means a lot.

More than anything else, they meet people where they need to be, with grace, love & structured support. This is why the pregnancy center has returned to its roots and now operates under the original name Abundant Life. When you see the AL with the teal and purple legs, that’s Canon City Pregnancy Center.

“We just want people to know that their resources don’t stop when the baby is born. Abundant life is for everyone! said Stacy Swagger, director of Abundant Life.

Sons and Brothers is made up of the Wolking brothers, Mike, Aaron and Joe. The boys had fun
audiences with their unique blend of American musical styles for over 20 years. Now the
group focuses on bringing the Gospel message to people through music.

“Our mission is to perform Gospel music and distribute it,” said Aaron Wolking. “We’re pretty much ready to get the music and the message out to just about anyone who’s willing to listen.”

This special concert is a great opportunity for the community to come together and support
an organization that offers so much to so many people in our region. Admission is free but
donations are encouraged. The seats in the amphitheater of the Living Stone Calvary Chapel are
first come, first served; they also encourage you to bring your favorite travel chair.

PCC to recognize Pueblo and Fremont graduates on Thursday

Pueblo Community College will recognize 1,084 graduates when it debuts in 2022 Thursday at the Southwest Motors Events Center on the Colorado State Fairgrounds.

The PCC will organize three graduation exercises. The Arts and Science Division Ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by Business and Advanced Technology at 11:30 a.m. and Health and Public Safety/Medical and Behavioral Health Professions at 2:30 p.m. in Fremont County will receive their degrees and certificates. Individual students may have earned more than one degree or certificate. The total number of rewards from each slot:
 Pueblo – 20 bachelor’s degrees, 588 associate’s degrees, 647 certificates and mini-certificates
 Fremont – Two bachelor’s degrees, 51 associate’s degrees, 84 certificates and mini-certificates

2022 bachelor’s degree graduates come from PCC’s Advanced Paramedic Practice, Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Radiation Technology, and Respiratory Therapy programs. There are 152 high school students graduating under PCC’s concurrent enrollment program – 112 from Pueblo and 40 from the Fremont campus. Concurrent enrollment students earn college credits while attending high school. Their school district covers tuition.

In addition to those graduating Thursday, the PCC has 810 graduates who are being held in federal and state correctional facilities. These students obtained a total of 1,071 certificates and mini-certificates. Combined with its Southwestern campus and locations, the total number of CCP graduates college-wide this year is 2,090.

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